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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 23:36:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 16%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 23:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 55' South, Longitude: 135° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.50 meters/second, 1560.6 km/hour, 969.7 miles/hour or 842.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.16 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 misouth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 26' 19.5"969.45 miwest0° 09' 51.5"11.30 misouth969.17 mi
24 hours13° 54' 10.2"933.48 mieast3° 31' 45.1"242.66 misouth957.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinMon 9:06 AM480 km298 miles259 nmWest-northwest WNW
Tennant CreekMon 9:06 AM640 km398 miles346 nmSouth S
Alice SpringsMon 9:06 AM1089 km677 miles588 nmSouth S
DiliMon 8:36 AM1188 km738 miles642 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsMon 9:36 AM1202 km747 miles649 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraMon 8:36 AM1406 km874 miles759 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port MoresbyMon 9:36 AM1416 km880 miles765 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManokwariMon 8:36 AM1447 km899 miles782 nmNorth N
MakassarMon 7:36 AM1967 km1222 miles1062 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManadoMon 7:36 AM2041 km1268 miles1102 nmNorthwest NW

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